Associate Professor

Southampton, England, United Kingdom

Job description

Allergy & Inflammation Research

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £49,149 to £61,775
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:   Saturday 25 November 2017
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  930817FC

University of Southampton invites applications for an Associate Professor to lead basic science within the Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) research group. This exciting new post crosses traditional discipline boundaries; you will create a compelling research agenda to complement the existing clinical and translational PCD research programme, whilst working closely with the clinical lead to support the PCD Diagnostic scientists, researchers and students. Close contact with clinical researchers and diagnostic scientists ensures a regular pipeline of clinical samples with linked data from patients with PCD and other lung diseases.

Applications are welcomed from researchers with relevant academic interests (for example, epithelial cell biology, molecular science, models, imaging). Existing knowledge of cilia or diagnostics is preferred, but is not essential.

The successful applicant will be a visionary and collaborative leader. They will have a track record of independent research and securing external funding. They will join a team which delivers world leading translational and clinical PCD research in collaboration with its European and Global networks. Outstanding research resources are available through the Southampton NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, NIHR Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility and Biomedical Imaging Unit.

The salary range is: £49,149 – £61,775 negotiable in exceptional cases.

Informal enquiries are invited with Professor Jane Lucas:

How to apply

You should submit your completed online application form at application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Ita Holmes (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 9002. Please quote reference 930817FC on all correspondence.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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